Evening exhibition at Gion-san(Gion-san no Yomise)


Vegetable artworks under the eaves

In the Nakiri area in Shinjo-cho, Tanabe City, Gion-san no Yomise (“Evening exhibition at Gion-san”) is held on the evening of July 13, as the festival-eve event of the annual festival of Oogata-jinja Shrine. Works made of vegetables, flowers and leaves are displayed under the eaves or at the gates of houses. Along the approx. 400-meter long street, you will see many artworks full of humor, featuring the year’s topics.


Central Tanabe City
Shinjo-cho, Tanabe City
Season / Time zone
Summer(July 13) / Night
Weather conditions
Sunny Cloudy
Frequency of appearance
Once a year


5 min. on foot from JR Kii-Shinjo Sta.

Recommended spot

JR Kii-Tanabe Station > JR Kii-Tonda Station